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Jul 27, 2015

Emotional Elder Abuse: Know the Signs and Symptoms

By |Jul 27, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect|0 Comments

When a loved one is in a nursing home, it falls (at least partially) to family members to look after that person’s well-being. After the emotionally draining process of choosing the right nursing home and making sure your loved one is comfortable and in the right environment, it can be difficult to discern whether changes [...]

Jul 23, 2015

How Nondisclosure Agreements Are Endangering Patients

By |Jul 23, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

A recent article in Medical News Today has revealed that the act of settling medical malpractice lawsuits can deprive patients of important information related to their healthcare facilities and professionals. Settlements often include a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) about the details of the case. Because the medical community does not standardize these agreements, more and more [...]

Jul 15, 2015

Proper Education Helps Stroke Survivors Identify Next Stroke Faster

By |Jul 15, 2015|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|0 Comments

A stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted in some way. When this happens, your brain is deprived of essential oxygen and other nutrients supplied by blood. The longer the deprivation, the more serious the damage that can occur in the brain. A recent study published in the journal Stroke found that [...]

Jul 8, 2015

Nursing Home Negligence Abounds at the Highest Levels

By |Jul 8, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect|0 Comments

Nursing home negligence and abuse are almost too awful to think about clearly. The very institutions that are designed to care for our aging loved ones are plagued with problems; understaffing and safety issues continue to make headlines in West Virginia and around the country. In some cases, the staff who do try to make [...]

Jul 2, 2015

Young Students Designed Award Winning App For Victims of Brain Injury

By |Jul 2, 2015|Brain Injury|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, can result from an impact to the head or body. Types of TBI range from mild to severe. When brain injuries are severe, recovery can be difficult, expensive, and time-consuming. For those with severe injuries, simply learning to move and communicate after an accident can take years. A group of [...]